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Ms. Esther Mae Melvin

December 9, 1956 — January 20, 2024

Albany, Georgia

Esther Mae Melvin was born in Statesboro, GA to the late Sherman Melvin, Sr and Ellen Jones Melvin on December 9, 1956. She peacefully departed her life on earth on the morning of Saturday, January 20, 2024. Esther first came to know Christ at an early age and later rededicated herself back to that relationship with Christ by joining the Abundant Life Fellowship Center in Albany, GA.

She was a 1976 graduate of Southeast Bulloch High School and continued her education at Albany Technical College. Esther’s professional career consisted of 20 plus years in the restaurant industry in Albany, GA, as well as a certified medical professional and caregiver while living in San Antonio, TX.


She loved sports, both watching them and playing them. In fact,she played softball even in her 30’s as shortstop. She was also a cheerleader in high school at Southeast Bulloch. 


She was preceded in death by her parents: Sherman Sr. & Ellen Jones Melvin and her siblings: Samuel Jones, Mary Alice Melvin, Freddie Melvin, Andrew “AJ” Melvin, Emma Jean Melvin, and Pauline “Penny” Melvin.

 


Of all of her life’s experiences and accomplishments, the greatest of them were her children and her grandchildren. Esther leaves to cherish her memory, 3 sons: James Melvin of San Antonio, TX, Micah T. Melvin of Atlanta, GA and Alonzo (Angela) Chattmon of Albany, GA; 9 grandchildren; 4 siblings: Sherman Melvin, Jr of Statesboro, GA, Min. Ronnie Melvin of Augusta, GA, Bishop Tommy Melvin of Claxton, GA, and Frankie Melvin of Statesboro, GA; and a host of great grands, nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends. 

 


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Friday, January 26, 2024

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Saturday, January 27, 2024

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Saturday, January 27, 2024

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Abundant Life Fellowship Center

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